• Foal Sales Preparation

    Preparing foals for the November and December foal sales can be a daunting and difficult task.  Presenting your foal for sale at public auction requires thorough monitoring of the foal’s physique and soundness right throughout the sales preparation. Making the necessary changes to the diet and exercise regime as you progress through the preparation as […]

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  • Feeding the weanling

    Weaning can be seen as a stressful time for Breeding stock and their owners however weaning the foal brings a major benefit to its nutrition; the amount of nutrients provided by the individual dams’ milk is now no longer a concern and as a consequence monitoring feed intake becomes much easier.  Gradually introducing appropriate concentrate […]

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  • Tyler and Gijsbert make the long journey worth while

    The three-day All England Dressage Festival (21-23 May) was the first Hickstead-run competition to take place after the easing of lockdown restrictions. It also marked the inaugural Premier League dressage competition to take place at the main Hickstead showground, following the closure of the original Dressage Hickstead site last summer. The three-day fixture included classes […]

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  • Getting Horses ‘Sales Ready’

    EXERCISE REGIME For those preparing yearlings and store horses for sales as unbroken horses the role of exercise in terms of conditioning and muscle development has widely been acknowledged by sales producers as being a critical factor in getting these horses to appear supple and well-muscled with adequate top line attracting significant attention from prospective […]

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